Tag: Anwar Ibrahim

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Re-Enters Parliament Thus Completing His Political Rehabilitation

Anwar Ibrahim’s personal political history as well as his history with veteran Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is more intriguing that most works of fiction. After becoming Prime Minister for the first time in 1983, Mahathir Mohamad ushered in an economic boom in Malaysia that is crediting with bringing the country […]

Mahathir Appoints Malaysia’s First Ethnic Minority Finance Minister since 1974

In an immediate sign that newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s government is going to function as a far broader socio-political “big tent” than his previous reformist governments in the 80s, 90s and early 2000s, Lim Guan Eng of the pro-multiracial Singapore style Democratic Action Party has been appointed as Malaysia’s […]

Beyond the Mahathir/Anwar Soap Opera, The Democratic Action Party Holds the Key to Malaysia’s Multipolar/Multiracial Future

The relationship between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim has come full circle as a result of Pakatan Harapan’s election victory over the long ruling Barisan Nasional coalition led by previously domineering party United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). This week’s election was the first victory for an opposition party which […]

Malaysians Are Voting for The Most Important Election Since Independence

Today May, Malaysians will begin voting in one of the country’s most important and possibly most groundbreaking elections in history. Ever since gaining independence from Britain, Malaysia’s United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has been the dominating party of government which in recent decades has been at the head of the larger Barisan […]

Malaysia is On The Verge of Ending One Party/One Coalition Rule and Embracing Progressive Multi-Racialism

On the 9th of May, Malaysia will conduct one of its most interesting and possible most groundbreaking elections in history. Ever since gaining independence from Britain, Malaysia’s United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has been the dominating party of government which in recent decades has been at the head of the larger Barisan […]